University of Pennsylvania
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 2/150
Scope and Contents The three Charles P. Mercer notebooks contain a record of his education in the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Medicine, 1887-1890. Mercer describes cases presented at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania during the clinical instruction of Francis X. Dercum, William Osler, William Pepper, and Horatio C. Wood. Several of Osler's cases were presented at Philadelphia Hospital and the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases. ...
Identifier: MSS 2/348
Overview The Daniel Joseph McCarthy Papers document portions of McCarthy’s medical career, particularly his writings and addresses on psychiatry and medical jurisprudence. As a prominent neurologist and medical jurisprudence expert, McCarthy treated wounded soldiers in the First World War, taught for thirty-five years at the University of Pennsylvania, and founded several research and benevolent medical foundations. The collection contains three series; “Writings and Addresses,” “Subject Files,” and...
Identifier: MSS 2/344
Overview Edward Bell Krumbhaar (1882-1966) was a distinguished pathologist and cardiac physician, as well as one of Philadelphia’s leading historians of medicine. A founder of both the Section on Medical History of the College of Physicians and the American Association of the History of Medicine (AAHM), Krumbhaar also served as president of the College and of the AAHM. The E.B. Krumbhaar papers covers Krumbhaar’s accomplishments and contributions to pathology and cardiac physiology from the early to...
Identifier: MSS 2/237
Scope and Contents This small collection of Francis Julius LeMoyne's matriculation and lecture admission tickets, 1820-1822, document his education in the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. Faculty members whose lectures LeMoyne attended include: John Redman Coxe on materia medica and pharmacy; William Gibson on surgery; Robert Hare on chemistry; Thomas C. James on midwifery; and Philip Syng Physick and William E. Horner on anatomy.
Identifier: MSS 2/039-04
Overview The George Bacon Wood Papers collection documents George Bacon Wood’s professional and personal life from 1813 to 1870. Dr. George Bacon Wood was an accomplished physician and author, and also lectured at several medical institutions in the Philadelphia region. Materials located in the collection include correspondence, manuscript drafts, lecture notes, financial material, and some graphic material. The collection contains six series arranged by their relative size: “Correspondence,”...
Identifier: MSS 2/144
Scope and Contents This small collection documents George W. Freeman's education in the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania, 1850-1851. The collection includes Freeman's matriculation card, admission cards to lectures, and a certificate entitling him to use of the medical library of Pennsylvania Hospital. Faculty members whose lectures Freeman attended are: Joseph Carson, William Gibson, Hugh L. Hodge, W. E. Horner, Samuel Jackson, and James B. Rogers.
Identifier: MSS 2/126
Scope and Contents This small collection documents H. Chester Parry's medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, 1859-1861. The collection contains Parry's matriculation card, lecture and clinic admission cards, an examination schedule, and a letter certifying his passage of his examinations. Faculty members whose lectures Parry attended are: Joseph Carson, Hugh L. Hodge, Samuel Jackson, Joseph Leidy, R. E. Rogers, Henry H. Smith, and George B. Wood.
Identifier: MSS 2/158
Scope and Contents The H. Earnest Goodman Collection consists of two 1857 cards admitting Goodman to the lectures of D. Hayes Agnew on practical anatomy at the Philadelphia School of Anatomy, and of R. A. F. Penrose on obstetrics. There is also an 1858 matriculation card for courses at Edward Parrish's School of Practical Pharmacy. Although Goodman was a student in the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania at this time, the collection documents his attendence at courses outside the...
Identifier: MSS 2/193
Scope and Contents This collection of lecture admission and matriculation cards and related material documents Jacob Weber's medical education at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, 1845, and the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania, 1855 to 1857. The collection indicates that, in addition to the prescribed series of courses at the university, Weber also attended supplementary lectures on anatomy and surgery.Physicians and faculty members whose lectures Weber attended include:...
Identifier: MSS 2/250
Scope and Contents This small collection, 1885-1935, documents Jesse Elmer Shuman's medical education at the University of Pennsylvania and the Medical Institute of Philadelphia and includes matriculation and lecture admission tickets, lecture schedules, examination questions, and a recipe book. Also included are some newsclippings, a volume of notes used from 1912-1931, for lectures on materia medica, and an undated typescript address on angina pectoris.